The Steilacoom Town Council will meet in the Steilacoom Town Hall on Tuesday, Sept. 21 at 6:30 pm. Following is the meeting agenda: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Mayor, Council and staff are attending this meeting remotely through Zoom. For those wishing to view the meeting by Zoom, please click/follow this link: us02web.zoom.us/j/82250251858 Call to […]
The Lakewood City Council will hold a Regular Meeting on Sept. 20 (7 PM). Access the agenda and access instructions here.
A press release from Office of Rep. Marilyn Strickland. Congresswoman Marilyn Strickland (WA-10), Vice Chair of the Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials, released the following statement after voting to advance the House Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) Committee’s portion of the Build Back Better Act. The legislation invests nearly $60 billion to make America’s infrastructure more […]
A press release from Washington State Employment Security Department. Washington’s economy added 16,800 jobs in August and the state’s preliminary seasonally adjusted monthly unemployment rate remained constant at 5.1 percent from July to August, according to the Employment Security Department (ESD). Month Total Jobs (losses or gains) Unemployment rate 2019/2020 Unemployment Rate March 2020 -22,200* 5.3 […]
A press release from Washington State Employment Security Department. During the week of Sept. 5, there were 4,860 initial regular unemployment claims, down 6.6 percent from the prior week. Total claims filed by Washingtonians for all unemployment benefit categories numbered 245,345, down 4.8 percent from the prior week. Initial regular claims applications are 74 percent […]
An announcement from Office of Jani Hitchen, Pierce County Council, District 6. Last week Council appointed four members to the Redistricting Committee. We had some stellar candidates proposed by the two parties. The four will now appoint a fifth member to act as Chair. They have a lot of work ahead of them, and all […]
A story from Pierce County Executive, Bruce Dammeier. I really enjoy sharing some of the amazing things our colleagues do through the Inside Pierce County video series. We paused some of those videos during the pandemic while we shifted to helping our community get though COVID. While the pandemic isn’t behind us yet, I did […]
Read the Lakewood City Manager’s (John Caulfield) September 17 Info Bulletin to the Mayor and City Council online by clicking here.
Read the Town of Steilacoom Administrator’s September 17 report to the Town Council by clicking here.
An announcement from City of University Place. On Sept. 7, the U.P. City Council held its first hybrid meeting, combining both in-person and remote attendance. This format will continue for the foreseeable future, with the next hybrid meeting scheduled for Monday, Sept. 20 at 6:30 p.m. For those who choose to participate in the meeting […]
A press release from City of Lakewood. The Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report (CAPER), which describes the status of the City of Lakewood’s Fiscal Year 2020 (July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021) Community Development Block Grant and HOME Investment Partnership Act programs is available for public review online here or at Lakewood City Hall, 6000 Main […]
A press release from Washington State Department of Transportation. People in Washington are invited to comment on the next phase of the state active transportation plan. The Washington State Department of Transportation published Part 1 (PDF 12MB) in May 2021 and has released a draft of additional chapters in Part 2 for public review and comment. These chapters […]